Translating text in images

To translate text from photos and images:
  1. Tap at the bottom of the screen.

  2. Point your camera at the text. Yandex Translate immediately tries to translate it. You don't need to take a photo.

    To select an image on your device, tap the image icon on the right. To take a photo, tap the camera icon on the left.

    • If you want to change image orientation, tap .
    • To translate an individual word, tap it. You will see a dictionary entry with examples from literature and movies.

You can copy the translated text into the text input field. To do this, tap .


I can't launch the camera
Check your input language. Below is a list of languages that are recognized in images:
Azerbaijani Polish
English Portuguese
Bashkir Russian
Bosnian Tajik
Greek Tartar
Spanish Turkish
Italian Uzbek
Kazakh Ukrainian
Kirghiz French
Chinese Czech
German Japanese
The camera doesn't recognize text

The app doesn't identify blurred or skewed images as well as italics and hand-written text. Try to take a clear photo.

The image came out black or distorted

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